Vivid Rocket Cruises

Experience the Vivid Lights from the water including the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Botanic Gardens aboard our rocket fleet. This special one-hour Vivid Rocket cruise departs up to 3 times on selected peak dates from Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1.  Please note licensed bar facilities may not be available on Rocket cruises. 

Vivid Highlights 2020 are yet to be released. Refer 2019 details below as a guide.

2019 Vivid Light - more than 50 interactive light installations from 6.00pm to 11.00pm daily. 

Sydney Harbour Bridge - 'Eora-Broken Spear' projection & Harbour Lights
Sydney Opera House - 'Austral Flora Ballet'
Museum Contemporary Art Australia - Light projections
Customs House - 'Under the Harbour'
Darling Harbour - Robot SPACELand
Barangaroo - 'Winter Camp'
Royal Botanic Gardens - 'Firefly field' 
Taronga Zoo - Lights for the Wild light sculptures with new Sumatran Tiger Cubs lantern
Chatswood - 'Co-existence' 
Luna Park - new ride 'Volaré' makes its sparkling debut for Vivid 2019 
Vivid Music & Modulations @ the Carriageworks
Vivid Ideas Exchange @ the MCA
Vivid Live @ the Sydney Opera House

The Vivid festival includes the NSW June long weekend.

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual.

Special Diet? Most dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice - Contact Us

Children Under 18 Years
Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.


Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy


  • One hour Vivid Rocket cruise
  • Operates on selected dates
  • Please note licensed bar facilities may not be available on Rocket cruises

Need to know

  • Selected dates during Vivid 22 May - 13 June 2020
  • Event Special from $25 per person
    - Normally Adult $39, Child (4-15 years) $29
    - Limited availability 
    - Terms & conditions
  • Vivid Peak Nights - Saturdays
    - 23 & 30 May 2020
    - 06 & 13 June 2020
  • To book: Select time in the 'Book this cruise' box
  • Please note licensed bar facilities may not be available on Rocket cruises
  • Special Event conditions


Vivid Sydney 22May - 13Jun 2020

One-hour Vivid Rocket Cruises depart Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1

  • 6.15pm Vivid Lights (Thur-Sun)
  • 6.45pm Vivid Lights (selected dates)
  • 8.00pm Vivid Lights (selected dates)
  • Please check the availability / price calendar below for additional departures

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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